Barbell Squat To A Box

in Quadriceps Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps

Share -

Barbell Squat To A Box - Exercise Guide

Step 1

Place a barbell on a rack and load it with weights according to your preference. The barbell should be at a height that’s appropriate with yours.

Step 2

Place a box inside the rack. Only use this to set your hips back and measure the depth.

Step 3

Step under the barbell and place the handle across the back of your shoulders.

Step 4

Hold the barbell with both hands on your sides.

Step 5

Lift the barbell off the rack by pushing it up with your legs as you straighten your torso.

Step 6

Step away from the rack and stand up straight with your feet shoulder-width away from each other. Your toes must be pointing out, head up, and back straight. This is your starting position.

Step 7

Slowly lower the barbell by bending your hips and knees at the same time as you inhale. Continue to descend until your hips touch the box or bench. Your knees must be bent at 90 degrees with your knees not beyond your toes once you’re at the bottom. Keep your back straight and head up as you descend.

Step 8

Pause for a moment then slowly raise the barbell by extending your knees and hips at the same time. Exhale as you do this. Continue until you’re back to your starting position.

Call 800-277-4041 for a Free Consultation

What to expect during your consultation:
  • Usually takes 15-30 minutes
  • Completely confidential
  • No obligation to purchase anything
  • We will discuss your symptoms along with your health and fitness goals
  • Free post-consult access for any additional questions you may have
Contact Us Page

Genemedics® Health Institute is a global premier institute dedicated to revolutionizing health and medicine through healthy lifestyle education, guidance and accountability in harmony with functional medicine. Our physician-supervised health programs are personally customized to help you reach your health and fitness goals while looking and feeling better than ever.